Shaan Bashir
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An Indian woman applies coloured powder to her "rangoli", a Hindu ritual design, in front of her house in Hyderabad on January 1, 2013. Rangolis are drawn in front of homes early in the morning with a beautiful motif to welcome relatives and friends to mark the New Year. — AFP Photo

An Indian woman applies coloured powder to her "rangoli", a Hindu ritual design. Rangolis are drawn in front of homes early in the morning with a beautiful motif to welcome relatives and friends to mark the New Year.

Diwali festival of lights celebrated by Hindus worldwide

Diwali festival of lights celebrated by Hindus worldwide (pix) I've always wanted to visit India and I love to show the girls pictures of this truly intoxicating country. CC Check out the program USAC has in India.

In 2015, I want to celebrate the Holi festival. And come home all the colours!

Holi festival of colors. I want to be in the middle of this colorful crowd and great cultural experience.

It's an elephant with facepaint. Who doesn't want to paint an elephant?

This majestic elephant has its face accented with face paint. Although, I don't condone the capturing or holding animals in captivity. I consider this picture to be beautiful nonetheless. The colors possibly represent emotions.